Monthly Archives: October 2010

Aristotle’s Golden Mean

This critique of the Golden Mean is aimed at being a specific example of one of the general problems I listed in my last post – that ancient Greek philosophers routinely present theories that sound grand but don’t actually have … Continue reading

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Ancient Greek Philosophy

One of my biggest sources of frustration with the teaching of philosophy is that it focuses far too much on good philosophers and far too little on what is actually good philosophy. Nowhere is this clearer than in a course … Continue reading

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